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Latitude: 55.1622 / 55°9'44"N
Longitude: -1.6831 / 1°40'59"W
OS Eastings: 420290
OS Northings: 585370
OS Grid: NZ202853
Mapcode National: GBR J8PR.F8
Mapcode Global: WHC2R.3HTX
Entry Name: Morpeth Station
Listing Date: 22 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042760
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238709
Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Morpeth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Morpeth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
MORPETH COOPIES LANE
British Rail Station. 1847 by John Green for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway. bm
canopies added c.1890 (cf. Whittingham Station and Callaly Castle Stables).
Dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. Tudor style. 2-storey,
U-plan centre section and single-storey wings.
Centre section: recessed middle with Tudor-arched doorway to left and platform
access to right; 2-light windows above in gabled half-dormers. Projecting,
cross-gabled outer bays. To right: 3 large pointed-arched windows on ground
floor and canted oriel above. To left: 3-light mullioned windows. Steeply-
pitched gabled roof with ridged coping, kneelers with ball finials, and low
octagonal ridge stacks.
Similar detail to wings.
Platform side has glazed canopies with elaborate iron work, including stars of
David, in the spandrels. Platform extension to east has similar canopy on cast-
Ceramic railway map of c.1910, attached to wall.
Railway Stations of the North East: Hoole: 1985. David and Charles.
Listing NGR: NZ2035185364
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